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Academy of the Sacred Heart

 
 
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1. Sacred Heart Academy Marker
Inscription. The Academy of the Sacred Heart was founded in 1887. It has continued to serve as a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls, offering 15 years of instruction from nursery school through high school. The Rosary, as Sacred Heart is affectionately called, is part of a national and international network of educational institutions directed by the Society of the Sacred Heart, a teaching order founded in France in 1800 by St. Madeleine Sophie Barat. Schools of the Sacred Heart commit themselves to educate to:

---A personal and active faith in God
---A deep respect for intellectual values
---A social awareness which impels to action
---The building of community as a Christian value
---Personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom
 
Erected 1992 by Class of 1992.
 
Location. 29° 55.591′ N, 90° 6.235′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on St. Charles Avenue west of Jena Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4521 St Charles Avenue, New Orleans LA 70115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church (approx.
Sacred Heart Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
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2. Sacred Heart Academy Marker
0.4 miles away); Gilbert Academy and New Orleans University (approx. half a mile away); Jefferson City (approx. mile away); Van Benthuysen-Elms Mansion (approx. 0.9 miles away); Christ Church Cathedral (approx. one mile away); Mayor Isaac W. Patton House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Garden District (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Also see . . .  Academy of the Sacred Heart. (Submitted on July 11, 2016.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2016. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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